These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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19-Judge Conflicts

20-Government Official Conflicts

A lawyer may not represent a party in a special education due process hearing when the lawyer's partner is the presiding hearing officer, although the lawyer may do so if the partner was a presiding hearing officer on other cases.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn